Catching Up on TV, Part 1: The Summer of the Stage Parents

Yes, it’s October, I know. But between reading, writing, and childcare I’m still working my way through my DVR from August (DVR may be this mom’s favorite technological innovation, behind the iPad which helps me AND Carston). In previous summers I have done a wrap-up of stage moms and dance shows, but this year there […]

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The Summer of the Stage Mothers

This has certainly been the summer of stage mothers– at least on television. We have the Dance Moms on Lifetime, who continue to bring the crazy. If anything, it’s ramping up as the Abby Lee Dance Company prepares for its big “nationals” in Tahoe. Stay tuned for a smackdown with Crazy Cathy from Candy Apples… […]

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Australians Against Child Beauty Pageants

Over the weekend I was contacted by the group Australians Against Child Beauty Pageants.  I have been reading about their protests of a child beauty pageant that will be held in Melbourne in July for a few weeks now. Basically a US pageant system, Universal Royalty (which I write a bit more about below), is […]

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